Warship Under Sail


"The U.S. Navy in the Antebellum West"
Sick Lecture by Dr. Lorraine McConaghy

Thursday, November 12, 2009
4:00 pm, Petersen Room, Allen Library, University of Washington
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

The historian Lorraine McConaghy will give a public talk on the role of the U.S. Navy in the America West, based on research from her new book, War Ship under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific West. The book, published by the University of Washington Press, is the latest volume in the Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book series.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, the University of Washington Libraries, and the University of Washington Press.


Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest